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The Upside Of Herpes Simplex Virus – When One Infection Protects Against Another

“Every cloud has a silver lining” - that’s what people sometimes say. But they are not thinking about HSV at the time. HSV or Herpes Simplex Virus could be unpleasant, yet the viruses that...

Epidemiology of Herpes Simplex – Herpes Simplex 1 and 2

Epidemiology of Herpes Simplex 1 & 2 HSV; both herpes simplex 1 and 2 are well-distributed globally. A rise in seroprevalence of HSV-2 antibodies has been documented all over the world over the last two...

Herpes Simplex Facts and Stats: Herpes Simplex 2

Herpes simplex viruses are everywhere. They are host-adapted pathogens that result in various disease states. The virus has types: HSV-1 (herpes simplex virus type 1) and HSV-2 (herpes simplex virus type 2). Both viruses...

Because Children Today Have Fewer Cold Sores, They Could Get More Genital Herpes

New science reveals that teens now are less probably to have been exposed to oral herpes or cold sores growing up, and so may be more susceptible to genital herpes once they become sexually...

More on Herpes Virus (HSV Infection) of the Eyes

What are herpes viruses? There are some members of the herpesvirus family. The members include HSV-1 (herpes simplex virus-1) and HSV-2 (herpes simplex virus-2), HZV (herpes, zoster also known as VZV or varicella-zoster virus), CMV...

Genital Herpes Facts You Should Be Aware Of

Genital Herpes Facts Genital herpes is a common STD. The disease is a result of the HSV or herpes simplex virus. This article centers on HSV-2 infection. Causes The skin or genitals’ mucous membranes are commonly affected...

Herpes and HIV (with Pregnancy)

In individuals with herpes and HIV, particularly those with weak immune systems, the symptoms of herpes can be more widespread, more aggressive and longer lasting. Consequently, individuals with diagnosed HIV will possibly be provided...

Do You Have Herpes Whitlow? New Potential Herpes Simplex Viruses Vaccine

The first herpes simplex viruses or HSV cause cold sores and genital infections, and they’re doubly unpleasant because the virus is carried for life within the nervous system. And this allows it to reactivate periodically...

A Fast and Comprehensive Guide to Herpetic Whitlow (Whitlow Finger)

A whitlow finger or herpetic whitlow (whitlow finger) is an abscess of the finger’s end caused by HSV or the "cold sore virus.” The infection typically affects the fingertip’s fleshy area. Symptoms The fingertip rapidly becomes...

The Risk with Herpes during Pregnancy

What are the risks my unborn baby faces if I am infected with genital herpes during pregnancy? The biggest fear with pregnancy and having genital herpes is that you could spread the virus to the...